VIDEO: Is the crisis in Ukraine a new Cold War?

Most key elements of the Soviet era are missing

Upheaval in the Ukraine and Crimea has spawned a good deal of punditry wondering if the world is facing a new Cold War.

But the profound differences between the real Cold War and the situation in Eastern Europe now seemed so obvious, we thought a brief corrective video might be in order.

Brief it is. Corrective? Let us know on Twitter @DecodeDC.

Produced for DecodeDC and Scripps News by Dick Meyer, Vick Narayan and Leigh Paterson.

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